advantageous

  • 1 advantageous — UK US /ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs/ adjective ► something that is advantageous helps you or is useful to you: advantageous for sb »How can we make economic growth more advantageous for small communities? advantageous to/for sb »Pre selling is advantageous to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Advantageous — Ad van*ta geous, a. [F. avantageux, fr. avantage.] Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position; trade is advantageous to a nation. [1913 Webster] Advabtageous comparison with any …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 advantageous — index ancillary (auxiliary), beneficial, constructive (creative), convenient, disposable, effective ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 advantageous — (adj.) 1590s, formed in English from advantage, or else from Fr. avantageux (15c.), from avantage (see ADVANTAGE (Cf. advantage)). Related: Advantageously; advantageousness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 advantageous — beneficial, profitable Analogous words: *expedient, advisable: useful, utilitarian (see corresponding nouns at USE) Antonyms: disadvantageous Contrasted words: detrimental, deleterious (see PERNICIOUS): harmful, hurtful, injurious (see… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 advantageous — [adj] favorable auspicious, beneficial, expedient, for the best, fortunate, helpful, opportune, profitable, propitious, worthwhile; concepts 537,558,572 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 advantageous — [ad΄van tā′jəs, ad΄vəntā′jəs] adj. resulting in advantage; favorable; profitable advantageously adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 advantageous — adj. 1) clearly advantageous 2) advantageous to (his decision was advantageous to us) 3) advantageous to + inf. (it would be advantageous to wait) * * * [ˌædvən teɪdʒəs] clearly advantageous advantageous to (his decision was advantageous to us)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 advantageous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ It may be advantageous to buy in bulk. ▪ Membership of the union could prove advantageous. ▪ become ▪ make sth …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 advantageous — ad|van|ta|geous [ˌædvənˈteıdʒəs, ˌædvæn ] adj helpful and likely to make you successful ≠ ↑disadvantageous ▪ He was now in a more advantageous position. advantageous to ▪ terms advantageous to foreign companies >advantageously adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 advantageous — ad|van|ta|geous [ ,ædvən teıdʒəs ] adjective likely to make something or someone more successful: BENEFICIAL: It may be advantageous for new workers to receive prior training. advantageous to do something: Researchers may find it advantageous to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 advantageous — [[t]æ̱dvənte͟ɪʤəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n If something is advantageous to you, it is likely to benefit you. Free exchange of goods was advantageous to all. ...an opportunity to purchase a set of tools at very advantageous prices. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 advantageous — UK [ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs] / US adjective likely to make someone or something more successful It may be advantageous for new workers to receive prior training. advantageous to do something: Researchers may find it advantageous to talk to experts in the… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 advantageous — advantageously, adv. advantageousness, n. /ad veuhn tay jeuhs/, adj. providing an advantage; furnishing convenience or opportunity; favorable; profitable; useful; beneficial: an advantageous position; an advantageous treaty. [1590 1600; ADVANTAGE …

    Universalium

  • 15 advantageous — adjective 1) an advantageous position Syn: superior, dominant, powerful; good, fortunate, lucky, favorable Ant: inferior 2) the arrangement is advantageous to both sides Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 advantageous — adjective 1) an advantageous position Syn: superior, dominant, powerful, fortunate, lucky, favourable 2) the arrangement is advantageous to both sides Syn: beneficial, of benefit, helpful, of assistance …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 17 advantageous — adjective 1. giving an advantage (Freq. 1) a contract advantageous to our country socially advantageous to entertain often • Ant: ↑disadvantageous • Similar to: ↑beneficial, ↑good, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 advantageous — adjective Date: 1593 giving an advantage ; favorable < an advantageous opportunity > • advantageously adverb • advantageousness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 advantageous — adjective Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 advantageous — adjective helpful and likely to make you successful (+ to): terms advantageous to foreign companies advantageously adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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